PLEASANTON, Calif., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney: Mickey's Typing Adventure Starring Mickey Mouse and Friends takes players on a medieval adventure and is designed to teach children ages 6-12, to touch-type by allowing them to be the hero and rescue Mickey Mouse and friends from a mysterious enchantment in Typelandia. Children are taught all of the keys on the keyboard as they journey through Typelandia and free characters from the enchantment on their way to the Palace. Additionally, the software includes quality animations of Mickey Mouse and friends, seven challenging typing games, and 10 customized Typing Courses for specific ages and skill levels.
Disney: Mickey's Typing Adventure Starring Mickey Mouse and Friends teaches kids proper typing posture and finger placement. Pass the lessons and challenges in each destination and help Mickey's friends escape the magical enchantment. Watch the story unfold through colorful Disney animations and step-by-step instructions. Once all of Mickey's friends are free, the player becomes the hero and joins Mickey Mouse and friends for more activities and typing games at the Palace Faire.
Disney: Mickey's Typing Adventure Starring Mickey Mouse and Friends features five challenging typing games including Gopher Mania, Run Pluto Run, Quack Cottage, Coin Catch and Spelunking, 10 customized typing courses that teach kids of all ages and skill levels how to type and a chance to play any of the five typing games with the keys they've just learned in the Village Arcade. Players are also challenged to complete all typing lessons in Typelandia to access the Palace Faire to play two new fun typing games: Mickey Mouse and the Pyramid of Peril, and Target Typing or choose to learn the entire keyboard and visit the Village Library to practice typing excerpts from classic Disney stories, like Aladdin, Cinderella, and Peter Pan.
"Disney: Mickey's Typing Adventure Starring Mickey Mouse and Friends demonstrates our commitment to providing both families and educators with innovative typing solutions that create an educational, entertaining, and motivating learning environment for kids," said Jo-L Hendrickson, President and CEO of Individual Software. "Schools are beginning to teach typing at a younger age and we recognize that kids need a lot of practice and motivation to build correct finger-to-key memories to become touch typists. The lessons, challenges, and games in Disney: Mickey's Typing Adventure Starring Mickey Mouse and Friends include speed and accuracy, rhythm, dexterity, and retention, all of which reinforce the important typing skills required today."
Disney: Mickey's Typing Adventure Starring Mickey Mouse and Friends is now available for PC and Mac as a desktop version for kids and families at home and will be available soon as a desktop, network or web version for any number of students in a classroom setting. The Enterprise Management Center has all of the tools administrators and teachers need to enroll students, adjust curriculum, and evaluate and track performance by student or class.
SOURCE Individual Software